BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emageon Inc. (Nasdaq: EMAG), a leader in enterprise medical information technology systems for hospitals and healthcare networks, announced today that its HeartSuite(TM) VERICIS(R) product received the "Best in KLAS" award for Cardiology PACS*. HeartSuite is Emageon's comprehensive suite of adult and pediatric cardiovascular tools offering cardiovascular information management, hemodynamic monitoring, advanced visualization and content management. Emageon will spotlight and demonstrate HeartSuite at the American College of Cardiology 2008 Scientific Session (Booth 6119), March 29 - April 1, 2008.
The Best in KLAS Top 20 Report (http://www.klasresearch.com/Top_20) is an annual year-end report card of vendor performance. The report provides a summary of performance data collected over 13 prior months and ranks the top overall vendors, as well as leaders in each market segment. According to KLAS, they "help healthcare providers make informed technology decisions by offering accurate, honest, impartial vendor performance information." A "Best in KLAS" rating truly represents the voice of the customer, as system users are the ones who provide the responses for the survey results. Emageon's VERICIS(R) score of 82.7 out of 100 represents the highest rating among industry competitors.
About Emageon Inc.
Emageon provides information technology systems for hospitals, healthcare networks and imaging facilities. Its enterprise family of solutions includes RadSuite(TM), HeartSuite(TM) and other specialty suites. All Emageon solutions are built on a unified Enterprise Content Management system offering advanced visualization and infrastructure tools for the clinical analysis and management of digital medical images, reports and associated clinical content. Emageon's standards-based solutions are designed to help customers enhance patient care, automate workflow, lower costs, improve productivity and provide better service to physicians. For more information, please visit http://www.emageon.com.
KLAS is a research firm that specializes in monitoring and reporting the performance of healthcare's information technology (HIT) vendors. KLAS' mission is to improve HIT delivery by independently measuring vendor performance for the benefit of its healthcare provider partners, consultants, investors, and vendors. Working together with executives from over 4500 hospitals and over 2500 clinics, KLAS delivers timely reports, trends, and statistics, which provide a solid overview of vendor performance in the HIT industry. KLAS measures performance of software, professional services, and medical equipment vendors. For more information, go to http://www.KLASresearch.com
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